Monday Music :: DEAN ft. Syd – Love 

I just like this song because it’s upbeat.  ‘Love’ sounds like Chicago nightlife on a Friday night.  Plus, anything with “Syd the Kid”, I’m all for it.  Such a fun one to listen to.  Happy Monday!  RR

Monday Music  :: Sharde – Adjust My Crown

Be the Beast against adversity.  Be the Fire.  Be Fearless.  Sharde’s lyrics are empowering; reminding us that we are royalty.  Regardless of life’s circumstances, never let your crown fall off; adjust it.  It’s Monday.  Get Motivated.  RR

Monday Music  ::   Happy 35th to Me!!

…I am Blessed and thankful to see another year.  As I celebrate my 35th birthday, I reflect on all that I have to be proud about; the good, the bad, the funny sh*t and the things I’ve feared throughout my life thus far.  For so long, I spent so much time trying do what “seemed right” in the eyes of…

Monday Music ::  Stokley – “Victoria” 

Stokley Williams (of Mint Condition) did us proud on his latest solo project, Introducing Stokley.   I always say that Stokley is the type of artist who gets “nasty” in his expression when he sings — he puts that “stank” on the music because he makes listeners FEEL the words.  Each track on this album is good, but Victoria is…

Monday Music :: Sevyn Streeter – Before I Do

Sevyn Streeter debuted her latest studio album Girl Disrupted on her born day, July 7th.  It is sweet!  V103 Chicago played this album’s first single, Before I Do, and it was quite eerie to hear a voice so reminiscent of Aaliyah; a soft, mellow, light soprano tone with a little groove to it.  Later I learned that with much intention,…

Saturday Soul Check :: Be Grateful at every level of your life

Oprah is right.  Learning to be grateful at every level of success, and for everything you have (not lack), always opens the door to higher thinking and accepting the new things coming into your life.  It positions you for abundance; nourishes your Soul to keep it happy.  No matter the amount of time it takes, a grateful attitude creates more…